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Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$67K

average starting salary of 2020 graduates

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations, with 56 United Nations–related programs every year

110

undergraduate degree programs and majors

28

average class size

96%

of our students completed one or more internships or an experiential learning opportunity

1,469

undergraduate students took part in research in 2019-20

1,864

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

5,203

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, plus 40 intramural and club sports and 25 fraternities and sororities

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community

250

study abroad programs in 74 countries offered to Lehigh students

40%

of Lehigh students have an international experience while at Lehigh, and 30% of those students participate in more than one abroad experience

93

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 32 countries every year

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

95%

of the class of 2020 are employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

24K+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board

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Sam Banks '63 Endows Faculty Chair for Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Banks' gift will fund one of the highest academic awards that a university can bestow on a faculty member.

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Scientists Identify Virus-Cell Interaction That May Explain COVID-19’s High Infection Rate

Lehigh researchers quantify the interaction between the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—with the ACE2 receptors in human cells.

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Lehigh Recognized by NAFSA with 2021 Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization

The award distinguishes overall excellence in integrating international education throughout all facets of university and college campuses.

Inspired Research

Advocating for English Learners with Disabilities

Sara Kangas examines through multiple studies how state and federal policies and structural issues in schools can be barriers to learning.

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